Ellsberg: Snowden Was Right to Flee the US

July 10, 2013

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"Pentagon Papers" whistleblowerDaniel Ellsberg wrote an op-ed in Sunday’s Washington Post explaining why he believes that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden made the right decision in fleeing the country, rather than staying here and facing charges for leaking classified NSA documents about massive government surveillance programs that he believes to be illegal and/or unconstitutional.

"The country I stayed in was a different America, a long time ago," writes Ellsberg, alluding to his own decision to stay in the country to face charges of espionage…

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